A Series of Picturesque Views of Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland. With descriptive and historical letterpress. Volume V.
London: William Mackenzie, 1864. First Edition Thus. Hardback, bound in publisher's russet coloured percaline, with black and gilt titles and embossed design to boards and spine. Letterpress and engraved title page. Beautifully illustrated with 40 colour chromolithograph plates, complete with tissue guards. The boards are a little rubbed. All edges gilt. There is some foxing and definite offsetting, but overall good.
Published originally in parts between 1864 and 1880 by Longman, under title: The county seats of the noblemen and gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland; then by D. Banks in Leeds, but ultimately was sold as a subscription work in six volumes in 1880 by William Mackenzie. 80 pages + plates. 280 x 225 mm (11 x 8¾ inches).